Aid to Eastern Europe
Is a charitable organisation which raises money to deliver emergency vehicles and other urgently needed equipment to caring organisations in Eastern Europe and beyond.
To date 47 trips have been made to deliver ambulances, minibuses and 3 fire engines to Russia, Armenia, Poland, Bosnia, Kosovo, Croatia, Afghanistan, Turkey, Albania, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Romania, Moldavia, Transylvania, Latvia, Bohemia, Transnistria Ukraine and Negorno Karabakh.
The fund raises money in a whole variety of ways to buy vehicles and pay for the delivery missions:
The work of the fund would not be possible without the generous support of many people who have provided time, money, articles for sale, medical equipment and services.
Send cheques / postal orders to:
John Shackleton -
8, Leadhall View
Firewood logs -
Still feeling the cold? John and the team are chopping logs again for delivery to your door. £60 buys you an industrial sack full (as used for 1 tonne building supplies) All locally sourced hardwood.
Ring: 871255 to order
We have a range of bikes for sale through Resurrection Bikes to suit all ages -
Click above to see more.
If you have bikes gathering dust -
2nd Ambulance to Ukraine!
See NEWS for more details of the trip and a letter from a local contact describing their situation.
We even had a small film crew with us this time -
Last mission -
John and team with the representatives of the charity Catharsis who received the ambulance. It will be used in their care centre for the elderly in Tblisi and the soon to be added hospice facility.
|2013 Nagorno Karabakh|
|2002 Fire engine|
|Oct 2010 Cricket gear to Lithuania|
|July 2008 Adventures in earthquake country|
|Jan 2007 John's toughest mission yet|
|Aug 2006 Get cracking with fundraising|
|Oct 2005 John is a man with a mission to aid the needy|
|Aug 2005 Bosnia gift turns into charity boomerang|
|2004 Not for the faint hearted|
|Mission not so impossible interview|
|Feb 2003 By hook or bt crook John will get there!|